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A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Oct. 18 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Art on TapThe Art League
Fri. Nov 1 Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.
An Evening with Chris ThileStrathmore
Tue. Nov 5 Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
De Sanguashington - Groovin On the PikeColumbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1 De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General WelfareNational Archives
Sat. Oct 26
Kid Prince and PabloThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
National Philharmonic: Hallelujah! It's Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
NPO: Voices of Light, Richard Einhorn's score and the silent film The Passion of Joan of ArcStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Leon FleisherStrathmore
Tue. Nov 12
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonatoThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Arlington Exhibition: Emma Cregan and Johab SilvaMarymount University - Ballston Center
Thru Nov. 2